The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 35 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.29% 1.08% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.20% 5.00% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.60 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.12% +6.66%
Apple iOS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 40 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.81% 21.62% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 43
Average daily rate £300 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £147 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.16 £13.00 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £18.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Merseyside region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 5 £300 -25.00% 1
St Helens - 3 - -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 8 (88.89%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Cocoa
4 3 (33.33%) Xcode
4 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Core Animation
4 3 (33.33%) Animation
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) UIKit

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Xcode
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) CocoaPods
2 2 (22.22%) Appium
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 3 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (33.33%) Core Animation
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) UIKit
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) POSIX
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Google Maps API
3 1 (11.11%) Pthreads
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) Animation
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) PlayStation
4 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
3 1 (11.11%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) Google